On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Tango Argentino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 198 performances
  • Central Park's Strawberry Fields, dedicated
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NBA guard George Gervin (33) weds Joyce King in Bexar County, Texas

NBA Guard George Gervin
NBA Guard
George Gervin

Famous Deaths

  • Emílio Garrastazu Médici, 28th President of Brazil (1969-74), dies at 79
1985 Highlights

About October 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra